An arty thriller by Dennis Hopper with a five-star cast in its two edits
Anne Benton, a young artist from Los Angeles, witnesses a murder orchestrated by the mafia. She tries to find protection with the police, but the godfather's henchmen have already found her. Despite everything, Anne manages to escape under a new identity. A contract killer named Milo is then hired to flush out and eliminate the young woman. Against all odds, this ruthless man will fall in love with his target...
Romantic thriller influenced by the great gangster films of the 1940s, Backtrack aka Catchfire impresses with its luxury cast: Jodie Foster, Dean Stockwell, Vincent Price... and even Bob Dylan! Sublimated by the photography of Ed Lachman ( Carol ), the director and actor Dennis Hopper ( Easy Rider , The Last Movie ) signs his most singular film and the most influenced by contemporary art. Restored in HD and unreleased on Blu-ray™, Backtrack aka Catchfire is presented in its two edits, Cinema and Director's Cut with an additional 16 minutes.
BACKTRACK A.KA. Catchfire by Dennis Hopper (1990 - Colors - 100 mn) New HD restoration Director's Cut editing exclusively on the Blu-ray edition Original version with subtitles + French version
Blu-ray or DVD edition
.ART IN “BACKTRACK” (17 mins – HD) Combining period interviews with Dennis Hopper and unpublished testimonies from his loyal collaborators and friends, this documentary directed by Nick Ebeling looks back on this atypical work in the career of the director, deeply marked by his passion for art.
.BEHIND THE SCENES OF “BACKTRACK” (7 mins) Back in pictures on the set of Backtrack during the filming of certain scenes of the film.
. HOPPER ART COLLECTOR (8 mins) Dennis Hopper unveils his impressive art collection, combining personal creations and works by famous contemporary artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat or Keith Haring.
. ORIGINAL TRAILER
* in HD on the Blu-ray Disc™ version
BD 50 • HIGH DEFINITION MASTER • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version / French Version* DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 • French Subtitles 1.85 format respected • Colors • Duration of Films: 100 mins / 116 mins
DVD 9 •NEW RESTORED MASTER• PAL • MPEG-2 ENCODING Original Version / French Version Dolby Digital 2.0 • French Subtitles 1.85 format respected • 16/9 compatible 4/3 • Colors • Film length: 96 mins
* French version only available on the Cinema montage.